Charming Cheyenne Cañon Cottage, Steps to Stratton Open Space and the Broadmoor!(54 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
One Bedroom, One Bath Cottage With Stunning Mountain Views.
Stay at home to create meals in the fully equipped kitchen, including a chef's stainless gas range and vent hood, quartz countertops, microwave, Keurig coffee maker and all of the basic necessities! A selection of complimentary coffee and teas are provided. Dine in a separate dining nook with access to a full selection of plates, bowls, flat wear and glass wear (including wine glasses).
A separate bedroom with a queen bed, luxury linens and a large closet is adjacent to the living room. The bright living room offers a fantastic view of the mountains and Will Rogers Shrine and the opportunity to see abundant wildlife, including deer, fox, interesting birds (and yes, an occasional bear!) A flat screen TV with Blu Ray and iPhone/CD player is hidden behind the armoire along with books, puzzles and cd's. Wifi is available.
The spa-like bathroom has a new clawfoot tub, radiant floor heat and is stocked with luxurious towels, a hairdryer, high quality soap, shampoo, conditioner and lotion. An apartment size washer/dryer, detergents, iron and board are available in the unit.
The cottage is located in the rear of the property, so parking is off-street, quiet and safe.
A Little History:
Bella Cottage was built in 1922 as a 'mother-in-law' cottage. The cottage is named in honor of a woman who lived in the home located directly in front of the cottage when it was built in 1910. Bella, a widow and dressmaker at Hibbard's Department Store in downtown Colorado Springs, was one of the Cañon's first residents. Cheyenne Cañon was a summer getaway for wealthy residents of Colorado Springs at the turn of the century. Concerts were held every Sunday at Stratton Park, located just down the street from Bella Cottage. Just how and why Bella ended up living on this property is a mystery. However, she embodied the spirit of 'turn-of-the-century' Colorado Springs and one can only imagine her riding her bicycle to work in the summers or taking the trolley (abandoned by 1930) from the station in Stratton Park to her job. Cheyenne Cañon was incredibly rich in history, long before Bella's time. Going back to the encampments of the Ute Indians, this area has attracted nature lovers for centuries. The beauty of the area is unsurpassed and is awaiting to be discovered by . . . YOU!
THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROPERTY, INSIDE AND OUT. Thank you for respecting this policy. The cottage is designed specifically for two adult guests, so additional occupants are not allowed. Thank you for understanding! Recycling is encouraged - a bin is located in the front of the property.
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Member since: 2013
- 550 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Late Fall 2016
Oct 17 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 3 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Early May 2017
May 1 - May 18, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer & Early Fall 2017
May 19 - Oct 15, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning Fee $60
- Tax Rate 10.25%
Four-Night minimum stay for Thanksgiving, Christmas and USAFA Graduation.
Cleaning Fee: $50
Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival.
Damage Deposit: $200 and is almost always refunded in its entirety within a few days.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bella Cottage is located in the heart of Cheyenne Canon (yes, Canon not Canyon :), with access to the trailhead for hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails just steps out the front door. Just a few blocks away is The Broadmoor Hotel, Seven Falls and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. A neighborhood coffee shop is just a short one-block stroll up the street. Downtown Colorado Springs is only a ten minute drive, with abundant restaurants and museums. Don't miss the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Seven Falls, Garden of the Gods and the Olympic Training Center!
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: I am a Colorado Springs native and have worked in the sports industry for the past twenty years here. I purchased this property, which includes the main house in front of the cottage, in 2004. I personally manage the rentals and enjoy meeting my guests.
Why the Owner Chose Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado Springs, CO, USA:
I am an avid runner, hiker and nature lover. The idea of living across the street from the trailhead to my favorite trails was a dream come true! I am passionate about this area, its people and its history.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I love the character of older homes and I immediately fell in love with this property. After renovating both homes, I am honored to share it with travelers who are searching for a tranquil and comfortable 'home away from home' in the Cañon.
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Living room with views to Cheyenne Mountain.
Large closet in bedroom.
One minute walk to trailhead.
The reservoir, one of my favorite destinations.
The new enclosed patio at Bella Cottage.
Down comforter and luxury linens.
Radiant heat in tile floor, clawfoot tub with shower and pedestal sink.
TV, Blu Ray, CD/iPhone Dock, all hidden behind armoire.
Washer/Dryer, Microwave, Toaster.
View of trailhead from cottage driveway.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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